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Alaska Guard members leave for Africa mission

...176th Operations Group. The guard says in a release that part of the mission is to support partner nation operations in East Africa to defeat extremist organizations.They will replace about 25 Alaska Guard members who have been conducting missions...
Scientist: Cassava disease spread at alarming rate

...destroying entire crops of cassava has spread out of East Africa into the heart of the continent, is attacking plants...cassava disease is endemic along the Indian Ocean coast of East Africa, affecting Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique. In the...
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...history and our relationship with the environment. He offers thoughtful accounts on everything from traveling through East Africa, to green sea turtle hunting, to exploring the Amazon, to the rapid disappearance of wildlife around the world...
Have the terrorists won?

...operations like the attack on the U.S. destroyer Cole off Yemen in 2000 and the bombing of U.S. embassies in East Africa in 1998. According to some scholars, bin Laden's successor, Ayman Zawahiri, always thought it was more cost-effective...
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Peace corps profiles: PCV Cuadra fulfills sense of wanderlust

...places like Mexico, once on the Hopi reservation, and once I retired, I went on a trip that combined several things to East Africa. And part of that was volunteer work with Global Volunteers in Tanzania, central Tanzania." she said. "So I had...
More African immigrants call Alaska their home

...and polychrome head wraps as their relatives and friends took cellphone videos. Some were born in refugee camps in East Africa. Others were born at Providence Hospital in the U-Med district.The winner was a statuesque South Sudanese 13-year-old...
The risk of living one's faith is real

...freedom and systematic attacks on Christians in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He noted that Christians in these regions...tide of persecution against Christians in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. They deserve our solidarity. They should...
Around Town

...Families and Codependent Anonymous meeting, noon-1 p.m. every Sunday, Assembly Chambers, across from Marine Park. East Africa, Adventures of the Serengeti and Ngorongoro Crater talk with photos, 2-4:30 p.m., Mendenhall Library Meeting...
Alaskans eager to help victims

...Sunday's earthquake-tsunami disaster, which killed more than 117,000 people across 11 nations in southern Asia and East Africa. "There's a feeling of generosity and empathy," said Mike Smith, an official with the American Red Cross of Alaska...
Ambitious Uganda opposition leader arrested

...arrest. A doctor who used to be Museveni's personal physician, Besigye is tapping into anger in this landlocked East Africa nation over rising food and fuel prices. Written off after the loss in the February elections, Besigye is experiencing...


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